IHBVFD Firefighters welcomed classes from Ocean Breeze Elementary School to the fire station for Fire Prevention Week. The kids watched a video on fire safety and saw a fire fighter demonstrate how they don their fire gear and then what they all come for, playing on the fire trucks! Below are some pictures of the various classes.
The members of the IHBVFD would like to thank all our friends and neighbors who braved the “No Name” Columbus Day weekend storm to visit the station. While the weather was rainy and windy the mood in the station and bays was upbeat. We had much fewer visitors than past years but still managed to serve over 250 hot dogs! Here […]
The Indian Harbour Beach Fire Department held a dedication ceremony for their WTC 9-11 Memorial on 9-10-11. Residents of the City and surrounding communities attended as did representatives from IHBPD, IHB City Council, City Manager Jackie Burns, Satellite Beach Fire Rescue, Indialantic Fire Rescue & Melbourne Beach VFD. Opening remarks by IHBVFD Fire Chief Todd Scaldo were […]
Aerial training was conducted at the Indian Harbour Beach Club on Thursday night. This timeshare resort has a very tight parking area for the apparatus to work in as well as a covered parking area that limits the ability of Truck 56 to position close to the building which reduces it’s reach and scrub area. Firefighters ascended […]
Firefighters from IHBVFD assisted Publix Employees with their Kid’s Fest Event on Saturday August 6, 2011. It was another Hot Florida Day with a heat index of 106 degrees. The firefighters were very thankful for the cold bottled water and bins of ice supplied by Publix. They were especially thankful for the two Sub Sandwich […]
Firefighters from IHBVFD brought Truck 56 to Bealls to assist them with their Back to School Event. Everyone endured another very hot day. The event was cut short when severe thunderstorms rolled into the area forcing crews to retract the Aerial Ladder. It is not a good thing to be the tallest metal object in the area […]
The Indian Harbour Beach Fire Department sadly announces the passing of our Brother and Mentor, Retired Fire Marshal James “Hap” Habovick on July 20, 2011. Brother Habovick bravely fought cancer for the past year always maintaining that fighting spirit and “Hap” attitude. Hap will be missed by all who knew him, some have fond memories and some […]
Congratulations to our newest certified Firefighters: Ed Storch and Jill Carrick recently completed the first phase of their firefighter training and are both now certified as Firefighter I. It was a very long drawn out process for Ed and Jill as they were caught in the middle of the States transition from FFI 160 hour […]